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I Have Esophageal Achalasia

Esophageal Achalasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Esophageal Achalasia. You're not alone. 33 People

    I Have Achalasia

    Hi everyone,This is my first ever forum, and didn't even know one existed for this disease, it heartens me that I have found somewhere to share and also learn of everyone else's experiences.I'm 32 and have had Achalasia for 5 years, although my symptoms were not prominent until...
    katmeow katmeow 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Heller's Myotomy

     I have a Heller's Myotomy done and it has been great.  Went from not being able to eat solids and often not being able to drink a glass of water to being able to eat most anything and rarely having any issues.   I have to remember to drink water with meals and...
    goingawaynow goingawaynow 66-70 Sep 30, 2009

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    I Have 'what"

    When i first started experiencing some esophageal difficulties it was last July and had been admitted through the ER because I was dehydrated.  They preformed the first  esophageal test the next day and I was told I had ulcers and they removed a polup and sent it off...
    sageintyme sageintyme 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    I Am Sure I Have Achalasia

    I just learned yesterday that I have Achalasia. It first started about january this year, I was 5 months pregnant. I would have a hard time eating big meals and would sometimes throw up. I thought that this was part of the pregnancy, BUT it kept progressing to where I would throw...
    momma2max momma2max 26-30, F Oct 19, 2010

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    Of Uncertainty Over Time I Felt Hopeless. I Hope A Miracle Comes To Me.

    who knows when i undergo this disease may be the beginning 2010. i also think it was just a normal ulcer but over time and in a fairly long period of times is not the usual ulcer. sometimes i do not eat for several days even water can not enter into my stomach. i finally checked...
    koncreng koncreng 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    My Achalasia Story

     Hello all!  I have esophageal achalasia, though it was discovered early.  It all started with a choking episode.  From there, I began to notice that food just wasn't going down properly, and often ended up stuck to the roof of my mouth.  Even when food...
    scandiavegan scandiavegan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    So Many Doctors

    It started about 5 years ago (November 2007). I kept being sick late in the day or I would wake in the night with a bloated hard stomach and feel sick, like something was stuck. I went to the doctors and he sent me to the hospital to have the camera down to see what was happening...
    DebbieYorkshireUK DebbieYorkshireUK 31-35 Apr 15, 2012

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    Achalasia - Is This The Cure?

    For over 5 years I have swallowing difficulties. Initially it was solids then it was with semi-liquids and cold liquids. I would experienced chest pain and frequently had to regurgitate to relieve the pain. Then a wonderful thing happened. My wife came across this book by...
    CoconutMiracle CoconutMiracle 56-60 Jun 19, 2012

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    They are and standing up to them isn't easy. I'm thankful for what they've taught me but I wish they would back off sometimes. They have a tendency to ruin my life by being...
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    Shall I write sweet love for you? Would these love words touch your heart? Yes, you, who are my lover, dearest. I've known your love from the start. I've known of your heartbeat oh...
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    I try to avoid you, but you always come back on dark days. Only on dark days. When I'm happy, I don't notice you. When I'm happy, you can't get to me. On good days, you may be...
    larosenoire larosenoire 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Since I was young, I usually played outside on my own in the country. Then moved to the city. I made some friends but I was always the tag along. Then in teen years, I had...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    It's actually pretty funny to think that growing up, everything seemed so normal, I never even considered that every other "normal" kid doesn't grow up like I did. Any how, I...
    TheHippieBitch TheHippieBitch 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    down at the local pool, I love to walk the length if the changing room, some of the guys have a good look at me down there, its such a thrill
    mike020200 mike020200 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have a few, thought they're not creepy or anything. I have an obsession with softness. I'm crazy about making my hair, skin, face, hands, feet, everything soft on me. To be...
    ThatWeirdGirrll ThatWeirdGirrll 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    It's been a month since I gave away my life to Christ. I've stopped all evil deeds. Gossip, and tried not to sin with intent but moreover I stopped m.saturvbation. I'm still a...
    NamzyNayNay NamzyNayNay 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Well I'm bored and thought I should just share something with you guys.. I was in the 5th grade when I used to get bullied. There were these two older guys that rode my bus and...
    touchtorelax touchtorelax 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Just been told that he doesn't have work tomorrow and Thursday! :D So I get to spend time with him :3
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have one too! Message me if you want to chat! lol
    texm547 texm547 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend just left for basic training literally just less than an hour ago. He is in the reserves, which makes me a bit more happy. I had breakfast today with him and spent...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I am currently struggling to move on from my abusive boyfriend. Last year when i was pregnant he pushed me to the floor outside in a heated argument, and smashed up a door in my...
    jen3663 jen3663 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm actually in a relationship with someone who is appears to be fearful of physical intimacy. Although he really won't acknowledge it. I feel like he loves and cares about me...
    marengo10 marengo10 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend left today for basic training and AIT. He'll be gone until November and I can't help but cry today. I have no idea what to do because everything makes me miss him. It...
    hannahw11 hannahw11 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    This past weekend my husbands family had a big get together for his grandmothers 81st birthday. It was wonderful to see everyone on his dad's side since we barely ever get to...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 12 years and we have 4 kids together and in all that time my husband never treated me with love or respect or affection. He refuses to even kiss me or touch...
    Katkor Katkor 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    Well I used to have one friend but he's moved out, and now i really have none. It's difficult to me to get talking to new people and starting a friendship I've only had one friends...
    placelessboy placelessboy 13-15, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have a F5 Bengal feline. She is a rescue. I don't know what I would do without her. She has been such a blessing to me. I swear she understands every word I say, and I can...
    00DesertRose 00DesertRose 36-40, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    IS IDENTIFYING ALL THE **** IN LG...... WE HAVE DRUNK WHO JUST SUCK HIS **** IN THIS PHONE ALL GERMS
    kflop123 kflop123 51-55, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    i had/have an eating disorder for about 6yrs, but the worst times were about 4yrs ago. it was a prison. i never went out because i thought i was ugly & that everything made my fat...
    screambloodygore screambloodygore 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    i was wondering about a tv show where everyones mind voices would be revealed to the viewers,,,it would be as realistic as possible,,,i know my mind how it thinks,,,how dirty and...
    Camouflage Camouflage 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    i dont know what is wrong with me.. i just hate my self no matter how hard i try i just cant help. i cant sleep at night because i keep thinking that i am not good enough. i...
    shbamo shbamo 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    from when I first had my boyfriend till last time I had a boyfriend every single one of my boyfriends have cheated on me so I don't trust that it won't happen again
    susananngoga32 susananngoga32 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Where I come from, a stranger is always referred to as older brother or sister, younger brother or sister and if much older then Aunty or Uncle and the really old ones Grandpa or...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Today has been a hard day and I haven't started the day. I woke up not wanting to leave my house. It was so hard just to open my eyes. I just want to curl up and cry and let the...
    sandycheeks08 sandycheeks08 22-25, M 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I know my situation is different than most.....that being said have any of you Google the 4 stages of a cheating wife ???? Very disturbing , I chose forgiveness but.....90 % of the...
    jocu123 jocu123 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    You still haven't contacted me, though you said you would the next day. I am not sure if that is a good thing or not. Part of me wants to hear what you feel needs to be said and...
    painterchick painterchick 36-40, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I know some people on the internet who see me naked. It is a bit awkward and I don't show my face. Sometimes I think I should have not done it and I would really like to share this...
    pacifier231 pacifier231 18-21, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    My name is Aaron, and I have had the mission of searching for people that will be a beneficial force in my life. I do not collect friends as many typically do on social media, and...
    RainMazerra4444 RainMazerra4444 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    I have anxiety cos i stuck in my awful marriage for 10 years and cant get out of it. I fear my husband. I think he will not let me go away. He isnt abusive but he will never let me...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I'm not really sure if I have this particular disorder but I sure as hell become not myself anymore when I'm in certain places I don't feel comfortable to be at or I have issues...
    rarestusernameever rarestusernameever 18-21 9 hrs ago

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    I have imaginary friends and love them dearly and if you are the same way, I would love it if you would follow me on Twitter @imagnary_friend :) We can talk about our imaginary...
    imaginaryfriendBFF imaginaryfriendBFF 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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